gafas
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gafas(
gah
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fahs
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (optics)
a. glasses
La mayoría de las personas necesitan gafas a partir de los cuarenta.Most people need glasses after forty.
b. eyeglasses
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Creo que dejé mis gafas en el baño. ¿Me ayudas a buscarlas?I think I left my eyeglasses in the bathroom. Can you help me look for them?
c. spectacles
Todavía conservo las gafas de montura dorada de mi abuela.I still keep my grandmother's gold-rimmed spectacles.
2. (for swimming)
a. goggles
No te olvides de las gafas si vas a la piscina.Don't forget your goggles if you go to the pool.
3. (tinted eyewear)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. sunglasses
Hoy me hacen falta las gafas porque el sol brilla mucho.I need my sunglasses today because the sunlight is very bright.
gafa
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
4. (hook)
a. clamp
Utilizaron una gafa gigante para subir el piano.They used a giant clamp to lift the piano.
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gafas
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. glasses
2. (protectoras, para nadar)
a. goggles
unas gafasa pair of glasses
gafas bifocalesbifocal spectacles, bifocals
gafas de esquískiing googles
gafas graduadasprescription glasses
gafas para leerreading glasses
gafas oscurassunglasses
gafas de solsunglasses
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gafa
1 (grapa) grapple; (abrazadera) clamp
2 gafas (para ver) glasses; spectacles (anticuado); eyeglasses; (EEUU) (Dep) goggles
gafas bifocales bifocals
gafas de aro wire-rimmed glasses
gafas de baño gafas de bucear diving goggles
gafas de cerca reading glasses
gafas de culo de vaso pebble glasses
gafas de esquiar skiing goggles
gafas de leer reading glasses
gafas de media luna half-moon glasses
gafas de motorista motorcyclist's goggles
gafas de protección safety goggles; protective goggles
gafas de sol sunglasses
gafas graduadas prescription glasses
gafas negras gafas oscuras dark glasses
gafas protectoras safety goggles; protective goggles
gafas sin aros rimless glasses
gafas submarinas underwater goggles
"Uso de "pair"" See culture box in entry pantalón.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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